Definition of ride someone down in English:

ride someone down

phrasal verb

  • Trample or overtake someone while on horseback.

    ‘a girl had to go to hospital after being ridden down’
    • ‘He is a unit in a line rushing on the enemy with the one idea of riding him down and transfixing him with his rigid saber, held at the position of charge saber.’
    • ‘They ride us down with their horses, whip us, and people are always assaulted.’